Mark Ludwig (6/26/1991)

November 6, 2020, 11:00 pm

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“Entertainment” by Bedřich Fritta, Terezín, 1943. (Collection of Thomáš Fritta Haas. Source: Mark Ludwig)

In 1991, Studs Terkel spoke with Mark Ludwig, then a violist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the founder of the Terezin Music Foundation. The hour includes music created and performed in the infamous Holocaust concentration camp, with performances by Mr. Ludwig’s ensemble, the Hawthorne String Quartet.

The Foundation offers a special live stream presentation this November 9 at 7:30 PM ETMusic To Heal Separation And Loss features a performance by pianist Garrick Ohlsson, and words from the 2020 Terezín Legacy Award honorees, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and Holocaust survivor and scholar Anna Ornstein.